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Amores Perros

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu Writer: Guillermo Arriaga Lions Gate Films; R; 153 minutes Release: 4/01 Cast: …

Brewer's: Con Amore

(Italian). With heart and soul; as, “He did it con amore ” —i.e. lovingly, with delight, and therefore in good earnest. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham…

Brewer's: Amorous

(The) Philippe I of France; so called because he divorced his wife Berthe to espouse Bertrade, who was already married to Foulques, count of Anjou. (1061–1108.) Source: Dictionary o…

Christina Rossetti: Amor Mundi

Amor Mundi1865'Oh, where are you going with your love-locks flowing On the west wind blowing along this valley track?' 'The downhill path is easy, come with me an' it please ye, We shall e…

Zeus

Zeus was the proud, imposing and sometimes irritable supreme god of the ancient Greeks. Beginning around 700 B.C., stories by Homer and other Greek poets described the lives of powerful gods who invo…

Walt Whitman: I Am He That Aches with Love

I Am He That Aches with LoveI am he that aches with amorous love; Does the earth gravitate? does not all matter, aching, attract all matter? So the body of me to all I meet or know.

Ovid

Name at birth: Publius Ovidius NasoOvid was one of the greatest poets of antiquity and the author of Metamorphoses, a masterpiece on Greek and Roman myths. What Virgil was to epic poetry, Ovid was to …

Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith's first novel, Strangers on a Train (1950) was made into a successful film by Alfred Hitchcock. Still, Highsmith is more famous for her creation of Tom Ripley, the charming and amor…

The General

Director/Writer: John BoormanSony Pictures Classics; R; 129 minutesRelease:1/99Cast: Adrian Dunbar, Brendan Gleeson, and Jon Voight Within film criticism it has become common to label every br…

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu became the first Mexican director to be nominated for an Oscar for his work on the 2006 film Babel, then he won both directing and screenwriting Oscars for his 2014 film Bi…